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Jan 17, 2010 1:00pm EST
the disaster zone to the united states. plus, as rescue crews pull more victims from the rubble, food and water remain in short supply. even as president obama offers prayers for haitian victims today, he's keeping an eye on u.s. politics. why a trip to massachusetts could make a difference between getting his health care reform passed or watching it fail. hello, you are watching hln news and views. i'm melissa long. there is a top official leading the u.s. relief efforts in haiti saying issues of violence are hurting rescue attempts to help the victims. while the streets have been largely calm, violence is increasing. about 1,000 u.s. troops are in haiti and about 3,000 others are working from ships. more than 12,000 u.s. forces are expected to be there tomorrow. they are working with local police force and they're beginning to work with security. violence in haiti will continue long after the story fades from the headlines. president obama speaks about how faith gets people through these tough times. >> it's faith that keeps me calm. it's faith that gives me peace. the same faith that leads a
HLN
Jan 13, 2010 12:00pm EST
-888-407-4747. >>> the united states is ramping up their efforts to help victims of the haiti earthquake. obama said that they will be swift, coordinated and aggressive. he promises more people and more supplies on the way. >> i have directed my administration to respond with a swift, coordinated, and aggressive effort to save lives. the people of haiti will have the full support of the united states and the urgent effort to rescue those trapped beneath the rubble and the humanitarian need of food, water, and medicine that they will need in the coming days. in that effort, our government, especially usaid and the department defense are working closely with the people of haiti and around the world. >> the battalion chief of the search and rescue team are familiar with the haiti terrain. they helped in 2008 when a school collapsed there. i understand that you have a team that has just boarded an airplane to go to haiti. do you know where your crew will report and what their primary mission will be? >> yes. current they are en route and boarding the aircraft as we speak. they are going to land and once
HLN
Jan 17, 2010 5:00pm EST
home of dick cheney but please kept them off his street. >>> thousands of troops from the united states are helping the people of haiti, but talk show host rush limbaugh says that makes the military little more than meals on wheels. what you're saying about his assessment next. >>> rush limbaugh had strong words about president obama's decision to send 10,000 troops into haiti. on his radio show friday, limbaugh asked why the white house didn't seem bothered by the cost of sending forces to help with the haitian relief efforts when there was so much concern about the cost of sending them to afghanistan. under the current administration, it seems the military's job is no longer to protect national security but now, quote, meals on wheels. as is always with the democratic presidents. a lot have been posting views on facebook. my husband said he joined the armed forces to make a difference in the world, not just the u.s. i think the statement was dis tasteful and disrespectful. tom says, i don't think rush was showing disrespect to the troops but he is questioning the decision to send them
HLN
Jan 14, 2010 12:00pm EST
which is a huge security problem when dealing with devastation of this scale. here in the united states during hurricane katrina we had general honore who got it to happen. the united states is sending 2,000 marines to help the u.n. peace keepers who have served as police in haiti in the past. a little over a hundred will leave today. what they will do is prepare for the arrival of another roughly 800 personnel tomorrow. then some 2,200 marines are being deployed to help with security as well as search and rescue and the delivery of humanitarian supplies, so important. >> we're going to work with the international peacekeepers under the u.n. to supplement them in providing security. they have been basically the police force. haiti doesn't have an army. they didn't have have much police force. it is being rebuilt by the united nations with our assistance. this is a country that's suffered so many blows. last year it was four hurricanes. this year an earthquake. it is hard almost to imagine. but the people of haiti are resilient. they are a hopeful people. we are going to do everything we
HLN
Jan 5, 2010 12:00pm EST
against president obama at the moment he took office. how the united states responded. >>> also, everyone knows what play-doh is. so why did airport screeners confiscate the gift from a little boy? >>> hello and welcome to hln "news & views." we are talking this morning as we start with this 14-year-old girl who is on her way to school. she was killed when she was struck by an amtrak train traveling in to school. all amtrak service is at a stand still to give investigators access to that scene. the girl was struck in middle river, maryland. that is ten miles northeast of baltimore. an amtrak spokesperson says the company hopes service will get back to normal by rush hour this afternoon. amtrak says the northeastern corridor is the most travelled region in the country. >>> the nationwide cold snap is so extreme, we can officially say that it's turned deadly, unfortunately. it's caused at least four lives, all of them reported in tennessee. they include anna alzheimers pal and a man who didn't turn on the heat in his home. >> somebody came by to bring food. when they came back, the food the
HLN
Jan 6, 2010 12:00pm EST
facebook comments. lisa wrote, every single person in the united states should have the right to vote. it is what this country was based on. seems a few would like to stop that. that is unconstitutional. that is just the beginning of this discussion, christi. it is an interesting one. we think it's one worth having because it actually affects thousands of people. there are thousands of inmates, you know, millions of people that have opinions about this. >> yeah. one of them is on my facebook page, too. riley wrote to us saying, yes, absolutely not. but the reason that they're in prison, she says, is because they committed a crime and lost their rights. they should have no say in the government and should not be allowed to vote. period. very emphatic there. >> yes, very emphatic. and probably more people are lining up with that opinion but not everyone so we're trying to give you a good sample here. we want to continue the conversation. the question is, should prison inmates have the right to vote? okay, jump on the phone, 1-877-tell-hln. if you prefer you can e-mail us at cnn.com/hln
HLN
Jan 9, 2010 5:00pm EST
>>> it is just painful. >> some unbelievable scenes playing out across the eastern united states. it's like somebody left the door open to the arctic. when forecasters are saying temperatures could come back to normal. >>> the people who once wanted to adropt a missing 3-year-old boy spoke with hln. what they say they did to help police find gabriel johnson. >>> a mystery in san francisco may have been solved hundreds of miles away where experts say scores of sea lions have turned up, and why. >>> record breaking cold across the country today. you're watching "hln news and views." i'm general jennifer westhoven, thanks for joining us. the icy roads caused many car accidents, even this massive pileup. 300 crashes were reported in one georgia county alone. driving is even more difficult further north thanks to all the snow. snow plows worked in hammond, indiana, to clear out the road but some people took to shovels to dig themselves out. >> i prefer sunnier skies, but you know, you got to do what you got to do when you live in the midwest and dealing with this weather. i'm -- usual
HLN
Jan 24, 2010 7:00am EST
'm announcing that the united states government will appeal this decision. our justice department will file that appeal from the judge's decision next week. >> last month a federal judge found the government's case violated the defendant's fifth amendment rights. he also said federal prosecutors disregarded warnings and assigned more experienced prosecutors to the case. >>> as much as 450,000 gallons of crude oil was spilled when two shipped collided at a texas port. that is according to a u.s. coast guard official. but local officials are saying about 42,000 gallons spilled. it is still unclear how much actually leaked. after the incident, the port of port arthur was closed and people who live nearby were evacuated for about seven hours. no one was injured. >>> you could say actors jeff bridges and sandra bullock had a bit of deja vu at the s.a.g. awards. bridges won best actor for "crazy heart" and bullock for "the blind side," the same awards they won last sunday. and a little later, we'll run down the list of other s.a.g. award winners and also look at betty white getting a lifetime ach
HLN
Jan 3, 2010 7:00am EST
for entry into america. >> reporter: for an entry into the united states, how difficult is it to get an admission ticket to america? citizens in 35 countries don't even need a visa to gain entry. as part of the visa waiver program, it allows them a maximum 90-day stay. but for those from other countries, travelers must apply for specific visas. there are temporary visas for tourists, business travelers, short-term employment, and students. each visa type allows a person to stay in america for different lengths of time. longer-term visa applicants need to show strong ties to their country of origin as proof they'll return home. student visas allow a person to stay for the duration of their studies. and more than 650,000 foreign students attended u.s. colleges and universities last year. temporary worker visas permit a three-year stay with roughly 100,000 issued per year. the most common tourist or business visas allow a six-month stay. immigrant visas are for those looking to become a permanent u.s. resident. those applicants need sponsors like an american relative or u.s. employer. t
HLN
Jan 31, 2010 7:00am EST
to continue. >> hospitals across the southeastern united states are in tremendous fiscal crisis. and a lot of our states are as well. and this burden, although the heart is in the right place, was overwhelming. >> yesterday florida officials said the state is still committed to assisting haitian earthquake victims and asked to stop the airlift because of dispute over costs. >>> the good news, a major winter storm is winding down a bit. but it has left an area from north texas to washington, d.c., buried under sleet, ice and snow. it also shut down interstates and snapped power lines for thousands of people in the southeast. in north carolina, governor beverly perdue declared a state of emergency. and some areas in the mountains got more than a foot of snow yesterday alone. and the state opened more than a dozen emergency shelters. >>> now, the storm caused at least one death in tennessee. a mother of four was killed when an ice-covered tree fell through the roof of her mobile home. meanwhile, tennessee officials say they have used more than 2,000 tons of salt on major roads around the stat
HLN
Jan 23, 2010 5:00pm EST
elections. he also said the united states will appeal a decision by a federal judge who dismissed charges against five blackwater security guards accused of killing 17 iraqis in 2007. the visit comes as the u.s. marine corps formally hands over control of iraq's western desert to the 1st armored division today. it includes the volatile anbar province. >>> a scale model of a memorial for the victims of september 11th was turned on in new york city yesterday. the reflecting absence memorial pools will stretch three stories below ground. now we're kind of looking up at the falls in the video, but visitors will look down on the falls from street level. they're meant to resonate with the feelings of loss after the attacks. builders want it ready for the 10th an versery of 9/11 and for weeks they've been trying to make sure it runs smoothly. >> we imagine this to be like an eternal flame, but it's an eternal waterfalls. so we want to make sure it always gives the same presentation in all types of temperature, in all types of weather, in all times of conditions. our intention is to run it foreve
HLN
Jan 11, 2010 12:00pm EST
-american candidate for president of the united states, trust me, this chairman and the dnc would be screaming for his head. >> now reid is up for re-election against three republicans and a new poll suggests he may lose. so republicans are comparing this to a senate majority leader trent lott in 2002. remember, he was forced to resign after he made these comments. >> when strom thurmond ran for president, we voted for him. we're proud of him. and if the rest of the country would have followed our lead, we wouldn't have all these problems over all these years either. >> now lott came under fire because he ran on a segregationist platform. so are democrats perpetuating a double standard on this racial issue? this is what we want to hear from you today. chuck roberts, what are some of our viewers saying to you on facebook? >> a lot of the people pick up on the double standard. exactly. thanks so much. let's check out facebook comments. let's plunge right in. >> let's get callers on the line. talk first to a caller in maine. >> caller: how are you doing? >> what do you think? >> caller: the way i look at
HLN
Jan 23, 2010 1:00pm EST
to the united states before a court decides if he'll go to prison for a 1977 sex conviction. an l.a. judge made the ruling yesterday. the movie director's lawyer argued polanski shouldn't have to physically be there. and that 32-year-old evidence of misconduct by a judge and prosecutor in the case should be considered now. in 1977, polanski pleaded guilty to having unlawful sex with a 13-year-old girl. he was sent for a psychiatric evaluation. after getting out of that, he fled to europe because the judge then said he was considering jail time, as well. >>> there's a lot more to do than just gambling in vegas this weekend. if you are looking -- if you're a woman looking for an older man, you may want to check out a convention just for cougars. >>> 11 days after an earthquake devastated haiti, we're final getting an estimate of the number of people who died in the disaster. the toll is staggering, and it's still going up. >>> big-name stars turned out last night to support the desperate victims of the quake. and even though the hope for haiti telethon is over, you can still help. >>> plus, this
HLN
Jan 7, 2010 12:00pm EST
on the eastern half of the united states. a florida resident found this in his front yard. lots and lots of icicles went off in 20-degree temperatures. >> ice in north florida last night. we turned on the water sprinklers. and this is what we got. >> he said the last time he saw this much ice was back in 1992. he may see a lot more of it. freeze warnings cover nearly all of florida with the temperatures to drop into the 20s again today. thanks for that incredible video. if you have pictures or video of the snow or ice or other stories happening in your part of the world, go to ireport.com and click on the upload now link. >>> the help save the environment one car at a time. clark howard explains the new spin on fuel efficiency that could save you money. >> well, welcome to 2010. or 2010, whichever way you prefer to say it. this decade that we're moving into is going to have more change in the car market than any i can recall. here's just one example. next year in 2011 or 2011, whichever you prefer, toyota is going to have a plug in hybrid available that will be today's measurements get s
HLN
Jan 16, 2010 7:00am EST
. this is sarah thomas. i want to salute my husband, staff sergeant steven thompson of the united states army. we love you and miss you so much. there's not a day that goes by that we're not praying for your safe return. >> if you have somebody in the service gorks to cnn.com/robin. watch for the absolute on "morning express" with me. >>> president obama is enlisting two former presidents to help with the rescue efforts in haiti. they will talk about ways to involve more americans in the recovery and rebuilding in haiti. later we expect the three to speak publicly about their humanitarian mission. >>> stay with hln for continuing coverage of the crisis in haiti. we will bring you new developments as we get them in. >>> an 11-year-old boy in oklahoma called police on his own mother and her boyfriend. he told them that the couple was dealing drugs out of their home. investigators say they found a quarter pound of mariano and drug paraphernalia at the house. the boy told police several tims are bad but she told him to keep quiet. that's when he decided to call 911. >> he felt real uneasy about the s
HLN
Jan 18, 2010 12:00pm EST
a reality in the united states? has the dream been fulfilled? was electing the country's first black president a enough or do you think we have a ways to go? we're talking about race here. call us with your views at 877-tell-hln, e-mail us at hlntv. standard text rates apply. >> all right. tla thank you so much. >>> if you log on to facebook and you find you have a lot more friends than you used to, check out the user profile just to make sure it's you. how some facebook users discovered a glitch that can put everyone who logs on at risk. >>> doctors may have a new way to fight childhood obesity. a medical advisory panel suggests screen kids and teens and if they need to lose weight, they should have intense counseling, dieting and activity. now some insurers won't cover obesity programs. but this recommendation could change that. still, one doctor says such programs are scarce because they're so expensive. >>> the supreme court is hearing a case about whether the names of people who sign petitions should be made public or kept private. the petition in question called for repealing a
HLN
Jan 30, 2010 7:00am EST
to show fairness? the president of the united states and the attorney general has announced this man is guilty, he'll be convicted, and if he isn't, he'll be kept in prison for the rest of his life anyway. this is a public relations gimmick to try him in a civilian court after the president announced he's guilty already. >> would you be satisfied if this trial, a, moves out of new york and goes, for example, to a military base in upstate new york? would that be okay with you? >> i guess it would be acceptable, but i'd be surprised that we'd have to do it. i've heard these comments that it'll take 2,500 check points or police officers. i served in the white house when al qaeda was a problem as director of defense policy. i drove past the white house the other day, you could almost throw a stone and hit the white house. we're able to protect that part of our society so well, i don't know why we can't do it downtown new york city. >> michael bloomberg estimates it'll cost the city $200 million a year for increased security. senior administration officials say the white house is consider
HLN
Jan 20, 2010 12:00pm EST
of the american people and our first african-american president of the united states america. the first thing i want to let america know is that racism is still amongst us strongly and we must speak on this, fix it and erase it. it is not the color of our skin. it is the greatness of our heart and intelligence of our mind which allows us to learn, feel, and strengthen. i have learned it is not obama that's scaring me. it is the press that practices racism speeches. >> keith, let's talk about the president. how do you think barack obama is doing one year into his presidency? let's stay on topic. >> okay. well, i think the president has been doing great as our leader. he has been asked to build structure with little to no help nor belief, a president of beautiful dreams for our american people, a color blind president. sometimes i ask myself, if the clintons would have won would they have made him the secretary of state? it took -- >> okay. >> it's going to take years and a lot of work. >> you like what he has done and his cabinet appointments and you think he's on the right track. >> i think he
HLN
Jan 15, 2010 12:00pm EST
, rather, to the united states says a huge priority is making sure aid actually reaches the earthquake survivors. >> what we need to do is clear the roads because the reason why the food, the water is not getting to people is because it's sitting at the airport, and the roads are clogged with debris. you cannot drive through them. so i think there's a big effort -- you're going to hear that today and the next few hours of clearing the roads. >> now, the death toll from tuesday's quake is overwhelming. haiti's resources too. they witnessed bodies being put into dump trucks and carried off with little or no attempt made to identify who are the dead or where they're being buried. now, some families are able to scrape together enough money for a coffin. this family told the cnn crew they used all their money for their casket for a 28-year-old woman who was killed while she taught class. her name is bridget. they were able to take her to the cemetery. but because so many need to be buried they were not able to get a private burial for her. they've witnessed crypts being opened and reused fr
HLN
Jan 19, 2010 12:00pm EST
53 children arrived in the united states. which u.s. governor brought the kids and what's next for them? >>> what's your take on the economy? do you think we're out of the woods? >> no. we're far from out of the woods. >>> the u.s. economy, are things getting better or not? "the view from the street." >>> and things turn ugly at a colorado bar. how watching tv helped the bar owner nab two suspected robbers all by himself. >>> i hope this day is good to you. i'm christi paul. thank you for keeping us company here. more than 50 orphans all evacuated from the devastation in haiti are now on u.s. soil. look at these pictures. they landed at pittsburgh international airport this morning here. they were taken to the children's hospital there for observation or treatment if it was needed. all the kids adoption cases were nearing the end of the bureaucratic process when last week's earthquake struck. sisters jamie and allie mcnutry were caretakers at that orphanage. they spread the word about what they were going through. that really helped lead to their evacuation. >> this is such an
HLN
Jan 4, 2010 12:00pm EST
you, that doesn't move. we like to see them charge across, move across the united states. that's not changing. >> not the case. all right. well, we need to look forward to this week. thank you so much, chad. >> sure. >>> georgia parents say they just granted their kids' request. now they're facing charges of child cruelty, reckless conduct and illegal tattooing. >> i don't think we did anything wrong. the kids don't think we did anything wrong. this is crazy. this is blowed up so bad. >> find out what they tattooed on their kids' hand and how they did it is what is raising eyebrows. >>> new york city's health department published a safety manual for heroin users. here's the thing. the handout includes tips on how to avoid an overdose, prevent infects veins and find clean needles. there is also a number for an addiction hotline. the state's top dea agent called the handout disturbing. city health officials say, however, teaching a less harmful way to inject could save lives. >> how do i get involved? >> way off base. >> all right. let's talk your views. here's one of the stories
HLN
Jan 10, 2010 5:00pm EST
and injures themselves can only sue if they tried to clear the path and failed. here in the united states many businesses require businesses keep their sidewalks cleared. >>> he was a '90s heartthrob. now he's declaring war. we're talking a jared leto next on hln news and views. $$$$$ >>> hello, tlrks there, thanks for having us over. this is hln news. i'm virginia cha. the lights back on in the cleveland airport. no word when flights will resume. a transformer blew out earlier this morning. local media reporting salt residue and moisture got into the conductors on a power pole causing it to start fire. an airport spokeswoman says it will take some time for airlines to get flights up and running again. travelers should check with airlines to get the status of any particular flight. >>> a united airlines flight from chicago had to make an emergency landing at the newark airport today when its landing gear didn't extend. the touchdown was butmpier than usual. a united spokeswoman says it's not clear what caused the malfunction. investigators still trying to figure out why it happened. >>> l
HLN
Jan 21, 2010 12:00pm EST
. a press release says only player who is are natural born united states citizens with both parents of caucasian race are eligible to play. don lewis hopes to kick off the first season in georgia in june. a lot of people have doubts. we'll keep an eye on it for you. >>> a texas judge gets tough on kids who refuse to go to school. they are getting what amounts to an electronic ankle bracelet, but not on their ankle. >>> okay. big businesses, unions, nonprofits now have more spending power on political campaigns. the decision was handed down by the supreme court and this could impact this year's congressional mid-term election in fact. in a 5-4 squeaker the house court set a broader range of for-profit and nonprofit groups will have a voice in the crowded national debate, but in his dissenting opinion justice stevens wrote in a democratic society the consensus for limits on corporate campaign spending should outweigh judge-made rules. >>> speaking of washington, scott brown is there. the republican senator-elect from massachusetts getting a look at his new place of business. first sto
HLN
Jan 23, 2010 7:00am EST
on a trip to the united states. that american citizenship allowed the family to leave the country. >> even i know she was okay, but i had not heard from her and i was keep doubt it. when had i see her coming and i was jumping, i said, she's alive! >> reporter: her husband stayed behind in haiti. their house is damaged but still standing. she doesn't speak english but said, through her sister, it's a miracle they all survived. >> she's not -- god save her is not because she is better than those people who died. >>> a $2 million fine has been cut dramatically. but a woman is still going to have to pay up with a $54,000 fine for illegally sharing music over the internet. yesterday a federal judge in minneapolis reduced the fine given to a minnesota woman. she had been found guilty of sharing 24 songs over the internet and fined $1.9 million. in reducing the fine, the judge said there was no justification for such a severe penalty. >>> a rising star in professional baseball walks away from the sport to become a priest. joe carter has the story. what, joe? >> you don't hear this every day. grant
HLN
Jan 27, 2010 12:00pm EST
the camry, one of the best selling cars in the united states. but also the corolla, the rav 4, the matrix, the avalon, the highlander, the tundra pickup and the sequoia suv. you see these are not just sedans, right? it's sedans, suvs, trucks, happening across many of their models here. toyota says it's trying to figure out what's going on and they're making every effort to address the situation for customers as quickly as possible. what if you drive one of these cars, right? >> right. that's the first thing that comes to my mind, for people out there who have one of these vehicles they're going, great. should i just leave it in the garage for the time being? >> and maybe you have to drive it to get to work. we know there have been crashes and even some deaths linked to this. what toyota says first is if this happens, take both your feet and press them onto the brake as hard as you can. don't pump the brakes. you'll lose power. just push all the way down. if that doesn't work, put the car in neutral and coast to the side. if that doesn't work, turn the car off. christi, they say it's reall
HLN
Jan 28, 2010 12:00pm EST
is, if the united states has terrible inflation, you're guaranteed back the return on your money, plus the rate of inflation. so even if inflation goes crazy, you don't lose money. i'm clark howard. for more ways for you to protect that buck, check me out at cnn.com/clarkhoward. >>> scott roeder admits that he held a gun to dr. george tiller's head and pulled the trigger. there is scott roeder right now. he is on the stand in this murder trial. we're going to bring you the very latest on what he has to say in a moment.  >>> you're looking at scott roeder. he's the man accused of killing a kansas abortion doctor. he's testifying in his own trial right now. now, he's arguing the killing of dr. george tiller was justified to save the lives of unborn babies. let's listen. >> those who are adamantly opposed? >> yes. >> there are many people in the middle, is that fair? >> excuse me. i'll have a continuing objection to leading and suggestive to the witness. this is direct examination. i would ask that the court rule on that. >> the last question was leading and suggesti
HLN
Jan 26, 2010 12:00pm EST
prisons in mexico or any other country. we have prisons right here in the united states. we could use more right here in the united states due to the crime rate increasing. i think that any illegal immigrant, if they commit a crime, send them right back to mexico or wherever they came from. let these countries become responsible for their own people that commit all these crimes and everything. we've got enough to take care of all of our own. >> okay. let me ask you this, though. if it's your family member that was the victim of the crime, wouldn't you want some sort of justice as opposed to you go through the trial and someone is found guilty. and then you just ship them off to another country as opposed to making them serve their sentence? >> no. i guess i have a different view on criminals than a lot of people. but if you do the crime, you do the time. and if you're not -- why should our government keep supporting all these people that are not u.s. citizens? >> i understand what you're saying. what i'm saying is if you were the victim of the crime, wouldn't you want the person to do the
HLN
Jan 17, 2010 7:00am EST
to salute my husband, private first class of the united states army. i want him to know i'm very proud of him. he is currently on his first deployment overseas and i'm thinking of him every second of the day. i really hope this deployment will pass quickly and i hope he'll come home safe and i can be in his arms again. i love you, reyes, with all my heart, always and forever. >> if you have somebody in the service and you want to make a heartfelt salute, go to cnn.com/robin. watch for the salutes every morning on "morning express with robin meade."  >>> more than four days after earthqua earthquake flattened much of haiti's capital, they are pulling survivors from the rumble. amazing stories to tell you about. >>> hundreds of travelers had to be evacuated and flights were delayed for hours because of a security breach at a major airport. now police are saying they got the guy who caused it. >>> and you could call it gang tourism. some people are taking tours through a notorious gang neighborhood. part of the deal is, there are no guarantees they'll be safe. you're wa
HLN
Jan 22, 2010 12:00pm EST
the permits. but we shouldn't expect the united states to back off its immigration laws as they stand right now. haitians trying to come here by boat will be stopped. now the fear is frightening scenes as we see in this video, every year the u.s. coast guard stops about 1600 haitians on flimsy boats like these headed for florida. >> and, richard, that has been going on for years now. for years. does the u.s. have a new plan in place to deal with maybe a surge of haitians trying to get here to the u.s.? >> this is really interesting. guantanamo bay, cuba, could be a possibility. we think of gitmo. but the army base is huge. there two miles away on base, they're setting up tents, beds, and toilets just in case. but right now they say soinlt precautionary. there are no signs that beds will be needed as of now. >> richard, thank you for those added elements to the story. we appreciate it very much. >>> tonight, there's a chance for you to get involved. 8:00 p.m. eastern on our sister network, cnn, "hope for haiti n now." anderson cooper will be part of that event. >>> the 31st anniversary of th
HLN
Jan 10, 2010 1:00pm EST
$430 million here just in the united states. and 1.3 billion, that's when a "b" worldwide. that makes it the second highest earning movie of all time. number one, "titanic," also a cameron movie. the only other new movie to crack the top five this week, "daybreakers" starring ethan hawke, it made $15 million. >>> he was a '90s heartthrob. now he's declaring war. we are talking to jared leto next on "hln news & views."
HLN
Jan 24, 2010 1:00pm EST
i am announcing that the united states government will appeal this decision. our justice department will file that appeal from the judge's decision next week. >> last month a federal judge found the government's evidence-gathering violated the defendants' fifth amendment rights. he also said federal prosecutors disregarded the warnings of more experienced senior prosecutors assigned to the case. >>> america's children are dealing with some pretty adult problems and they may begin at the dinner table. we'll bring you some eye-opening news about a grownup health risk are children are facing. >>> the hope for haiti now telethon has brought in $58 million so far. that's according to the organizers who say donations are still coming in. friday's all-star event aired on dozens of networks and online friday night. celebrities like musicians alisa keys, bruce springsteen, stevie wonder encouraged people to help haiti recover from that devastating earthquake. telethon co-host george clooney says money is only part of the solution for haiti. >> it's obvious that anything, a $5 donation from,
HLN
Jan 29, 2010 12:00pm EST
to the united states of america. however, i believe that the videos and the propaganda that are apportioned out through the middle east networks that are available to us are certainly just that, they're just propaganda. >> okay. i didn't mean to cut you off. >> caller: no, no, that's fine. i mean, i believe truly in my heart that, you know, we're doing the very best that we can to deter and dissuade all of these actions, terrorist and otherwise, from the middle east. i believe that the propaganda and the videos are simply there to remind the american public or put fear into the hearts of the american public that there's the possibility that this individual is still around. >> okay. all right. >> caller: i don't believe that he's in a position of power anymore. >> all right, mark. >> caller: i don't believe that he's in control of the situation anymore. >> thanks, mark. i appreciate it. i have to wrap you up now but i do appreciate it and i hope you stay safe. you said you were going into government service. i think you were intentionally vague and i hope you stay safe. gustavo wrote this, as lo
HLN
Jan 25, 2010 12:00pm EST
's an alien body. we, the people, of the united states of america in order to form a more perfect union do hereby decree. remember that? but the republican party when they are not running the country into the ground seems to have successfully changed the minds of citizens to believe that we, the people, are not the government. >> okay. you're clearly very passionate. we always invite passionate calls. let me ask you this though. i hear what you're saying -- actually, she's gone. sorry about that. i will stop the conversation so i'm not just talking to myself. we'll read some facebook comments right now. it's under richelle carey hln. neil wrote this, american companies can't afford to hire americans because of health care costs. the canadian government pays for canadian's health care, same with every other industrialized nation in the world. do you think jobs come before health care? the insurance companies and out of control costs in an industry insulate insulated comes before health care? a lot of people are trying to connect the economy and health care which is what the president tried
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Jan 31, 2010 5:00pm EST
in pennsylvania were left in the cold when their apartment building burned down yesterday. fire gutted the 40-unit building. no one was hurt. the landlord is putting the folks who live there in local hotels. the red cross is paying for their food and clothing. >>> iowa state university police are asking for the public's help in the search for a graphic design student who vanished over a week ago. take a look at these pictures of jonathan lacina. they're from the university's website. police say the 21-year-old was last seen in ames around 9:30 p.m., friday, january 22nd. lacina's father called campus police yesterday to report him missing. several law enforcement agencies have joined the search. he's 5'11", 155 pounds and has brown hair and green eyes. he was last seen wearing a black coat and blue jeans. investigators are asking anyone with any kind of information to call campus police. >>> salt lake city police say a 70-year-old woman shot and killed her former daughter-in-law in the parking lot of the preschool where the 34-year-old worked. police said mary hanson called 911 and was waiting at
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